Runners from Sheriff’s Training Academy hit by vehicle; motorist in custody

SOUTH WHITTIER (KUSI) – About a dozen members of a sheriff’s training academy class who were on a run today in the south Whittier area were injured
when they were hit by a vehicle.

The motorist was taken into police custody near the scene of the crash, which was reported about 6:30 a.m. near Mills Avenue and Trumball Street.

Paramedics sent up a triage area at the scene, and transported the injured for hospital treatment, many of them reportedly in critical condition.

The circumstances of the crash were under investigation.

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